Tom Sellers Takes the Bucket Challenge
Aug25

Tom Sellers Takes the Bucket Challenge

Alliance Bank President Tom Sellers had water and ice poured on his head Monday afternoon to raise funds and awareness for ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Sellers accepted the ice bucket challenge from Brian Tolliver and Brian Tolliver Ford. Sellers also challenged Guaranty Bond Bank President Craig Roberts, City National Bank’s Ricky Reynolds, former Wildcats Football Coach Dwayne McMeans and...

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Together We Are Changing Diabetes
Aug25
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Wound Care at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Has Done it Again
Aug24

Wound Care at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Has Done it Again

Wound Care at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital has done it again. They have qualified for the Healogics Center of Distinction Award in recognition of excellent healing outcomes, high patient satisfaction and outstanding clinical performance last year. There will be an award presentation in the hospital lobby Thursday at 5:30 p.m. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director Download (PDF,...

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Danni Massey Fundraiser Set

Listen to the interview Five year old Danni Massey is on the list for a kidney transplant. Medical expenses for Danni, who lives in Hopkins County, will benefit from Jace’s Jog set for Saturday, August 23 at Coleman Park. The PKD Foundation and Medical City Hospital in Dallas will also receive proceeds from the run/walk. The Kid’s run begins at 7:30 a.m. and a 5K walk/run begins at 8 a.m. To enter the run enter Coleman Park off the...

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The Health Food Store Hosts “Saving Your Brain” Program
Aug07

The Health Food Store Hosts “Saving Your Brain” Program

Donna Korth, owner of The Health Food Store in Sulphur Springs, is offering a program called, “Saving Your Brain”. The program is scheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m. and next Thursday at 7 p.m. at the store. Ms. Korth says the program discusses Product B, which she says works by keeping chromosomes from getting shorter. Developers of Product B won the Noble Prize according to Ms. Korth. She was a guest on KSST’s Good Morning Show with...

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Lights Of Life Campaign Funds New Hospital Equipment
Aug06

Lights Of Life Campaign Funds New Hospital Equipment

Money raised during the 2013-2014 Lights of Life and Gala campaign to benefit Hopkins County Memorial Hospital has already purchased equipment that is being put to use. Funds purchased a bone density machine, ICU beds and a UV room disinfection unit. The money was raised with Mary Bonham, her daughter Rhonda Adair and granddaughter Kristin Potts as co-chairs. Plans are already underway for the 2014-2015 campaign. By Don Julian, KSST...

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Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Meeting Monday
Jul19

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Meeting Monday

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board meeting Monday at 6 p.m. in the Plaza Conference Room is expected to consider approving budgeted vital sign monitors for the third floor of the hospital. They will also consider non-budgeted computer access licenses for NextGen users for Memorial Clinic. CFO Donna Wallace will also report on June income and expenses. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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Plano Woman Killed in Accident
Jul19

Plano Woman Killed in Accident

A 45-year old Plano woman was killed in Hopkins County Thursday afternoon after she was thrown off of a motorcycle she was riding on after a blowout. Dead is Ianetta Maria Crafton. JP Ronny Glossup pronounced her dead at the scene. The driver of the motorcycle, 50-year old Jerrold Crafton was taken by EMS to Hopkins County Memorial Hospital where he is in stable condition. The accident occurred on I-30 near Cumby just before 4 p.m....

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Sulphur Springs Man Burned
Jul15

Sulphur Springs Man Burned

Listen to the Interview A Sulphur Springs man received serious burns as he tried to get a vehicle out of his burning garage in the 1300 block of Rockdale Road in Sulphur Springs Sunday night. Fire trucks from Sulphur Springs were assisted by County fire trucks. The identity of the victim has not yet been released. The man was flown by helicopter to the Parkland Hospital burns unit Sunday...

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‘My Portal’ Now Offered At Hopkins County Memorial Hospital
Jul09

‘My Portal’ Now Offered At Hopkins County Memorial Hospital

My Portal is a secure web portal offering free, convenient access to personalized medical information. Hopkins County Memorial Hospital now offers My Portal as a service designed to provide patients a centralized location for their health information including medication lists, online bill pay, and appointment reminders. Sherry Moore with Hopkins County Memorial Hospital says My Portal is not intended as a substitute for...

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